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Healthier Alfredo Sauce

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars
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"Zucchini provides a healthy touch to this delightfully rich and creamy sauce! Reduced amounts of cream and cheese also make this great recipe healthier."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 251
Original recipe yields 4 servings (1 /2 cup)

Directions

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  1. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil. Stir in the fettuccine, bring back to a boil, and cook pasta over medium heat until cooked through but still firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Lightly cook zucchini by tossing into pasta water just before draining.
  2. Heat butter and garlic in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in cream and simmer for 5 minutes, then add cheese and whisk quickly, heating through. Stir in parsley.
  3. Toss sauce with cooked whole wheat fettuccine and zucchini strips.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Notes:
  • Add 2 tablespoons pasta cooking water if needed for moistness.
  • This recipe is a healthier version of Alfredo Sauce.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 251 calories; 22.6 4 9.2 74 366 Full nutrition

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I made the sauce exactly but doubled it. .. with the only change being that I added 1 teaspoon onion powder and I used minced garlic. I used the sauce with chicken & broccoli calzones. Turned ou...

This did not make much sauce at all. I was trying to make an Alfredo sauce with pasta and I ended up more than doubling the heavy cream to cover my noodles. Also, if you follow the recipe exactl...

This was so popular with my family! I liked it, too. Having read the reviews I doubled the sauce. Mine did curdle but I had several things going for the meal& it was my fault. Still I got raves...

Really met my expectations for a quick and easy Alfredo sauce. I made three servings without changing the recipe so if you really want it for four servings I'd use more cream and Parmesan. I use...